Helophilus sp. - Marsh Loving Hoverfly

  • Marsh Loving Hoverflies, as their name suggests, are common in wetland habitats. 
  • Helophilus larvae are aquatic, and feed on decomposing organic matter.
  • Adult Helophilus feed on the nectar and pollen of the plants they visit.
Image: 
Helophilus latifrons
Taxonomic Name: 
Helophilus sp.
Common Name: 
Marsh Loving Hoverfly